Born Lonnie Lynn, he is a popular hip-hop artist who first rose to prominence in the 1990’s with the release of his debut album Can I Borrow A Dollar? He also became an actor with roles in the AMC western television series Hell on Wheels and in such movies as Smokin’ Aces, American Gangster, Terminator Salvation and Suicide Squad.
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|FULL NAME:||Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr.|
|BIRTH DATE:||March 13, 1972|
|BIRTHPLACE:||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|AGE:||48 years old|
|HEIGHT:||6 ft, 0 in|
Common is a Rapper. Common was born in 1970s, in the middle of Generation X. He has dated singer Erykah Badu, actress and singer Taraji P. Henson, and tennis player Serena Williams. He has a daughter named Omoye. He was a business administration major at Florida A&M University where he was on scholarship.
DID YOU KNOW He first took the stage name Common Sense when starting to perform in public. In 2003, he won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for “Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop).”
FACT In 2015, he won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his composition “Glory” with John Legend for the film Selma.
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Currently, Common is 48 years old. His next birthday is away. Common will celebrate his 49th birthday on a Monday, March 13th. On the day of his birth, "Heart Of Gold" by Neil Young was the number 1 song on the Billboard 100. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on March 13, 1972. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Common’s zodiac sign is Pisces. Pisces ruling planet is Neptune. Those born under the zodiac sign of Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a water sign and is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.
Common was born in the Year of the Rat. The Rat is the first of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. People under this sign are instinctive, acute and alert in nature which usually makes them brilliant businessmen. This year is the Year of the Rat.
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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